Observation by Paul Leyland: (174567) Varda

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Paul Leyland


Paul Leyland


2021 Jul 04 - 00:05


2021 Jul 04 - 12:14

  • 0.4m Dilworth Relay
  • Starlight Xpress 814 Trius Pro
  • No filter

2 hours, stacked on Varda


Tacande Observatory, MPC J22

Target name

(174567) Varda


(174567) Varda

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I confess the quality is not as good I would have liked, but this is one of the first images taken since I returned to La Palma. The seeing was poor (3-6as) and transparency not good. Because darks and flats have not yet been taken photometry was out of the question so I looked for TNOs in the BAA Handbook and came across (174567) Varda.

The barely detected object is precisely in the right position and there is nothing else located there. I must try again on a better night.

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